University of Derby

Behaviour Change (Health and Well-Being)

This pathway was designed to support practitioners in the health and wellbeing sectors, and graduates interested in applied work settings. It is suitable for those interested in promoting health and wellbeing with a focus on positive psychological behaviours and attitudes. Students will learn about psychological and physical approaches and their applications to health and wellbeing initiatives on a personal and group level. Students will be taught by a team of expert psychologists and benefit from exchanges with students across the behaviour change pathways, increasing their multidisciplinary outlook on behaviour change.

Course modules

Psychology for Behaviour Change; Theories and Models of Behaviour; Applied Behaviour Change Interventions; Research and Evaluation; Systems Context; Positive Psychology, Health and Wellbeing; Occupational Health and Safety and Behaviour Change; Environment and Behaviour; Ergonomics and Human Factors; Research Project in Behaviour Change.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via coursework.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 640 per Module (Home/EU) 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus DE22 1GB East Midlands

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